The Origin and Progress of Writing, As Well Hieroglyphic As Elementary, Illustrated by Engravings Taken from Marbles, Manuscripts and Charters, Ancient and Modern: Also Some Account of the Origin and Process of Printing.
London: J. White, 1803. Second and best edition, with additions, 4to., pp.xxiv,240, full diced calf with attractive early twentieth-century re-back, handsome gilt decorations to spine in compartments, frontispiece portrait of author engraved by W. Skelton, 31 plates some folding and some hand-coloured; owner’s neat ink inscription to front free endpaper, corners rubbed and slightly worn, margins of boards rubbed and darkened, occasional light foxing and some toning to plates, but generally a very good, clean and attractive copy.
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